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Wilson Reveals "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

July 14, 2005 06:54:48 GMT

"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" will soon be revealed as Owen Wilson has reached the deal to star as its title character, a quintessential daydreamer whose vivid imagination allows him to escape from the mundane constraints of his ordinary life. The film, which is the remake of the 1947 Danny Kaye classic, will be directed by Mark Waters with Richard LaGravenese wrote the screenplay. In details, the plot will not be based on the original movie but it will more or less closer to the spirit and content of the original source material, the 1939 James Thurber story.


"Transformers" Marks Independence Day

July 14, 2005 06:44:33 GMT

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This isn't unreasonable that DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures announced Wednesday "Transformers" release date will coincide with America's Independence Day. The long-planned movie based on the robot-morphing cartoon, comic and toy franchise will roll into theaters July 4, 2007. Set to direct is Michael Bay, while Steven Spielberg will executive produce.


The "Wedding Crashers"

July 14, 2005 06:23:29 GMT

Vince Vaughn and Isla Fisher are teaming up to star in David Dobkin's "Wedding Crashers." The movie is about two divorce mediators and lifelong friends, portrayed by Vaughn and Fisher, who find their way into a different wedding and different bridesmaid's heart every week. One of them later falls for the engaged daughter, played by Rachel McAdams, of an influential and eccentric politician and decides to pursuit her. Unfortunately, they have to face the social event of the season. Curious to know how the characters deal with such difficulty? Just watch and see.


Thurman Plays Wilson's "Super Ex"

July 14, 2005 05:45:14 GMT

Hollywood actress Uma Thurman is reported to star in a new romantic comedy called "Super Ex." Co-starring Thurman is actor Luke Wilson. "Super Ex" revolves the story of Thurman's superhero character who falls in love with an ordinary man played by Wilson. He's got no issues with her superpowers, but just can't handle her neediness. And when he dumps her she uses her superpowers to make the man's life miserable. Set to direct the movie is Ivan Reitman, with Don Payne writing the script.


All Stars Fall for "Down"

July 14, 2005 04:08:24 GMT

In the wake of many new interesting movies emergence, HDNet Films present "All Fall Down," which is directed by Matthew Tauber and has begun its production June 27 in New York and wraps July 25. The movie, tells about a conflict between an architect and an activist, who has to live in a dangerous complex the architect designed, will star Anthony LaPaglia, Viola Davis, Isabella Rossellini and Hayden Panettiere.


Universal Pictures' "Express"

July 14, 2005 03:56:20 GMT

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Getting bored with something usual? Longing for something different? Here welcome Universal Pictures' new dedication for you guys, "The Express."

For this new project, Gary Fleder has signed on to direct. "The Express" is based on Robert Gallagher's book, "Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express" and will revolve the story of football great Ernie Davis, who broke college records and racial barriers in the early 1960s.

"Hollow Man" & "Road House" Sequels in Works

July 13, 2005 03:11:12 GMT

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Amid the pop up of many new movies, sequels of several others are still in works. "Hollow Man 2," "Road House 2 -- Last Call" and "I Know What You Did Last Summer 3" are among those still in the process of development and not yet been decided whether they will be released theatrically or become direct-to-DVD releases.

Aside, "Hollow Man 2" will revolve the story of a Seattle detective and a biologist who are on the run from a dangerous invisible assassin gone rogue as well as the government forces that created him. This one is slated for a mid-August start date, with Claudio Feah to direct. Meanwhile, "I Know What You Did Last Summer 3" is set to shoot late summer in Utah. It will tell about four teens in a Colorado town who are menaced by an assailant a year after a Fourth of July prank turns deadly.

Meet "The World's Fastest Indian" in New Zealand

July 13, 2005 02:53:27 GMT

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You will neither find it in Hollywood, New York nor London. Otherwise, you can only meet "The World's Fastest Indian" in the remote New Zealand city of Invercargill. There in the city with only 50,000 populations, that new Anthony Hopkins' movie will first be premiered in October 12.

"The World's Fastest Indian" tells the story of motorcycle speed champion Burt Munro, who in his late 60s raced his modified 1920 Indian motorbike at 190.07 miles per hour, the fastest officially recorded speed on such a bike. Hopkins is the one plays Munro's part.

"Mission" Proves Possible

July 13, 2005 02:37:25 GMT

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Budgetary concerns, which has shelved the filming of "Mission: Impossible 3" for sometimes is no longer a worry. Approvingly, the long awaited sequel of "Mission: Impossible" has begun filming Tuesday in Rome, Italy.

The movie, directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Tom Cruise and his partner, Paula Wagner, is set for a May 5, 2006 release. Will star in among others include Ving Rhames, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michelle Monaghan and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

"The Island" Set to Open on July 22

July 12, 2005 03:29:03 GMT

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Anything, but "The Island" has dare to offer something special and distinct. Starring Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, and Steve Buscemi, the Michael Bay direction is distributed by DreamWorks and Warner Bros.

"The Island" tells the story of a man named Lincoln Six-Echo, played by McGregor, goes on the run after he discovers that he is actually a "harvested being", and is being kept along with others in a utopian facility. It is slated to open on July 22, so don't miss it guys.

September Release for "Capote"

July 12, 2005 03:13:44 GMT

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The Sony film entitled "Capote," which is directed by Bennett Miller is set for a September 30 release date. The movie revolves on Capote's research into the Kansas murder case that he wrote about in In Cold Blood, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener and Chris Cooper.

Meanwhile, the release of "Capote" is said to be in rush with the untitled Warner Independent Pictures/Killer Films' project, directed by Douglas McGrath and starring British actor Toby Jones as Capote, which is slated for 2006 release.

"Chocolate Factory" Opens in L.A.

July 12, 2005 02:49:28 GMT

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Hey listen, the "Chocolate Factory" has been opened Sunday in L.A. with an interesting story to be told to many. So watch and see what happen to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

Opened Sunday afternoon at Grauman's Chinese Theater, the movie premiere was attended by many stars, including Johnny Depp, Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline, Melanie Griffith, Martin Landau, Harry Hamlin, Jane Kaczmarek and her actor-husband Bradley Whitford.

"Rush Hour 3" Won't Rush

July 11, 2005 03:52:32 GMT

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Fans of "Rush Hour" and its stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker have to wait for the movie third installment for an unspecified period of time. To your notice, "Rush Hour 3" is stuck in neutral because of Tucker's too much demand.

"He wants too much power. The movie company hasn't obliged. He wants final editing rights and the final look at the movie and so on," so Chan said to The Associated Press Thursday. Further the actor suggests his co-star, saying "He's still a new actor. How many movies has he made? Two movies have already made him very famous and made him a lot of money. He needs to learn slowly."

"Four" No. 1 at Box Office

July 11, 2005 02:33:11 GMT

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To everyone's surprise, "Fantastic Four," the movie which is based on characters in the comic book stable of Marvel Enterprises Inc., surprisingly took in $56 million during its first three days. The had been in the works for 11 years movie has firstly been expected to reach only $30 million ticket sales, yet it did better and thus "Fantastic" soared to top the North American box office.

Apart, last weekend's champion, "War of the Worlds," slipped to No. 2 with $31.3 million for the three days beginning on Friday and soon followed by "Batman Begins" with $10.2 million. At 4th was "Dark Water" which raked in $10.1 million. Action thriller "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" slipped two places to No. 5 with $7.9 million, while "Herbie: Fully Loaded," opened at No. 6 with $6.3 million.

Cage to star in Stone's WTC Film

July 09, 2005 04:23:10 GMT

In the wake of World Trade Center tragedy, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone plans to direct a movie based on the story of two police officers who were trapped in the rubble on that September 11, 2001 attack. The untitled film tells the story of Port Authority police officers John McLoughlin and fellow William J. Jimeno, rescued from the collapse of the WTC. Further the film will follow their ordeals and the efforts of their rescuers.

Best-actor Oscar for "Leaving Las Vegas," Nicholas Cage is set to star in as Sgt. John McLoughlin. Paramount Pictures said the movie is expected to be released next year.
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